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Gloucestershire's former fire chief to appear in court on fraud charges

Gloucestershire's former chief fire officer has been charged with an allegation of fraud and will appear at Cheltenham Magistrates Court next month.

In a short statement, released on Monday, Gloucestershire Constabulary confirmed that Stuart Edgar will appear in court on Tuesday, March 10.

The statement said: "A former Chief Fire Officer has been charged via way of postal requisition to appear in court in connection with an allegation of fraud.

"Stewart Edgar, 52 and of Braehead Drive, Carnoustie, Angus in Scotland is due to appear at Cheltenham Magistrates' Court on Tuesday 10 March.

"The charge follows consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service after an in-vestigation by Gloucestershire Constabulary into the alleged sale of a Gloucester-shire Fire and Rescue Service Land Rover in April 2018."

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